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MRJ Maintenance Blog. Restaurant and Commercial Hood Cleaning.

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MRJ Maintenance specialises in Restaurant and Commercial Hood Cleaning. The company was started in 1987 and has over 30 years in the Cooking Exhaust Cleaning business. We are located in the Sierra Foothills town of El Dorado (outside of Placerville). From there we routinely service Sacramento, El Dorado, Amador and Placer counties with an extended service area covering Northern California and the San Francisco Bay area.

This Blog will center on information, articles and links about Restaurant and Commercial Exhaust Hood Cleaning and obviously promote MRJ Maintenance as your Hood Cleaning company of choice.

Our website is: www.MRJMaintenance.com.
Our Email is: Sales@MRJMaintenance.com.

Hood Cleaning Pricing

Restaurant Hood Cleaning, Commercial Hood Cleaning, Hood Cleaning Price, Sacramento, Northern California

“Your bid is way more than we have been paying.”  I was told this by the chief engineer of a facility that has two cafeteria hood systems that we inspected and gave a price to clean up and maintain. His comment to me does bring up a hood cleaning industry question. How can two different companies be so far from each other on price when they are supposd to be doing the same work?

The answer to that question comes down to three items that greatly affect the price charged by a hood cleaning company and that can have a big impact on the restaurant or cafeteria being cleaned. I will now take you through these steps and explain how they affect what a hood cleaning company will charge.

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NFPA 96 Recommended Hood Cleaning Frequency

Monthly – Solid fuel cooking operations (Wood or Charcoal)

Quarterly – High-volume cooking operations such as 24-hour cooking, charbroiling or wok cooking

Semiannually – Moderate-volume cooking operations

Annually – Systems serving low-volume cooking operations, such as churches,      day camps, seasonal business or senior centers

Contact us and let us help you assess what is needed for your location.

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